NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Coney Island opened up on Saturday for the new season despite the nasty weather.
Together, local officials and fans christened the Cyclone with egg crème and Jody came all the way from Baltimore for the fun.READ MORE: Ben Roethlisberger Announces Retirement After 18 Seasons With Steelers
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“It’s my birthday and this is what I wanted to do. It’s raining, but it’s still fun,” she said.READ MORE: Child Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle In Brooklyn
Everyone’s hair was soaking wet, but they still had smiles on their faces, showing their uplifted spirits on a not-so-picture-perfect day.
More people were wiping off tickler ride cars than were riding but Hailey said she had a blast.MORE NEWS: Remembering Officer Rivera: Wake Today For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
“I did the Cyclone twice and two other rides,” she said.